Jim Ross has posted a new blog entry, here are the highlights…
On RAW’s Opening Segment: The opening segment with the children’s choir eventually wearing sheep masks was provocative but at the end of the well produced segment I am not sure what was accomplished. Not sure why I did not ‘get it’ and you’re welcome to insert your own joke here as I am sure many will. Bray Wyatt should win the cage match this Sunday at Extreme Rules in Jersey but who knows? Cena is still the face of the company and Wyatt escaping the cage, I am not an escape the cage aficionado BTW, helps the newcomer and doesn’t do any irreparable harm to Cena. Plus, it extends the story line one would assume.
On The Closing Segment of RAW: Older lions vs the new lions, IE Evolution vs. The Shield, have a clearly defined issue and should have a good one on Sunday. I’d expect the younger guys to get a signature win this Sunday. Not sure what the Ric Flair element did for the late show segment.
On Daniel Bryan vs. Kane: The WWE World Champion Daniel Bryan is ‘injured’ and his title is in serious jeopardy via the story line but was that message made abundantly clear Monday night? The hero at risk is a good philosophical, pro wrestling trait. I still think that Kane and Bryan will have an overachieving match on Sunday.
On His Podcasts: Talking to Bill Goldberg tonight (Tuesday) for a future Ross Report Podcast. Looking forward to it. The Gail Kim interview drops later today on podcastone.com and via iTunes. One of my favorite podcasts to date. Great take on WWE vs. Impact Wrestling. Our Shawn Michaels podcast will now be split into two parts the first of which will drop next Tuesday PM May 6. It’s awesome…case closed and must be heard.
If you’re interested, you can read Jim’s full blog by clicking here.